Actors Hsieh Ying-xuan and Xu Zheng pose after winning top honours at the Golden Horse awards in 2018. Xu, from mainland China, won the award for his role in the box-office hit Dying to Survive. Photo: Reuters

Mainland China to boycott Golden Horse awards in latest attempt to squeeze Taiwan

  • The ‘Chinese-language Oscars’ will not feature mainland Chinese films – the first time Beijing has banned them from it
  • It follows last week’s ban on solo mainland travellers visiting Taiwan, set to cost the self-ruled island billions in lost tourism
Topic |   Taiwan

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Actors Hsieh Ying-xuan and Xu Zheng pose after winning top honours at the Golden Horse awards in 2018. Xu, from mainland China, won the award for his role in the box-office hit Dying to Survive. Photo: Reuters
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Teddy Ng

Teddy Ng

Teddy Ng joined the Post’s China desk in 2011, focusing on the nation’s foreign affairs. He is now deputy editor of the section.